Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

ENL 330 The American Renaissance(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. A study of literature of the United States from the 1830's through the 1860's across a variety of authors, genres, and cultural traditions. The course will engage in literary questions about changing critical views of "The American Renaissance." Readings will include texts from genres such as romance, sentimental writing, the slave narrative, the essay, and poetry. For literature concentrators this course fulfills the major requirement for American literature. It counts as an elective in all concentrations in the major. Prerequisite: An ENH 200-level course or ENL 290.